Tag: Appomattox

Surrender

On this date in 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse. Ironically today, Northern Virginia is the least southern part of the Commonwealth. On April 8 Grant said “It looks as if Lee still means to fight.” ¬†Perhaps he did. But after the disastrous …

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This was a pretty important day in history

I’ve spent the better part of the week being a theater professional in some challenging conversations. I’d much rather be the difficult actor that everyone still wants to cast. I’ve spent another part of the week trying to determine how I’m going to proceed with this shoulder/neck thing. I’m losing my confidence in traditional medicine …

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